Category Archives: Israel News

Jerusalem’s Iconic Craft: Armenian Ceramics

Jun 21, 2022  |  By Evelina G

The famous floral style of pottery known as Armenian Ceramics has been handcrafted in Jerusalem for generations, and can be found everywhere: on Judaica, tableware, building tiles, and even some street signs. Despite the name, they’re made right in the Holy City by local artisans. So what’s the Armenian connection, and how did this style become such an integral part of Jerusalem and Israel? All About Armenian Ceramics Armenian ceramics are made by […]

 

Commemorating Israel’s Six-Day War

Jun 08, 2022  |  By Evelina G

It’s the anniversary of Israel’s famous Six-Day War, which took place June 5-10, 1967 – an occasion to honor the Israel Defense Forces and the brave soldiers who brought unprecedented security to Israel, unified Jerusalem, and inspired Zionism and Jewish pride all over the world! The Six Day War was launched preemptively by Israel against its neighbors Egypt, Jordan, and Syria after months of dangerous tensions and mobilization on all […]

 

Connect with the Land of Israel with Jerusalem Stone

May 18, 2022  |  By Evelina G

Did you know Israel has its own iconic stone, used by Jews in the Jerusalem area for thousands of years till this day? You might have heard of “Jerusalem Stone” or seen Judaica items made out of it – read on to learn its long history and significance in the Land of Israel! What is Jerusalem Stone? “Jerusalem Stone” is a term used for three types of stone – limestone, […]

 

Lag BaOmer and Celebrating Zionism and Jewish Pride

May 17, 2022  |  By Evelina G

Wednesday night, May 18th, is the start of Lag BaOmer 2022 – one of the most mystical and lesser-known of Jewish holidays.  Learn about its origins and meaning, as well as its poignant connection to the Israeli Army, modern Zionism, and expressions of Jewish pride! Lag BaOmer origins & meaning Lag BaOmer, also sometimes written as Lag B’Omer, means literally “the 33rd of Omer” and is a holiday punctuating the period […]